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Association des Femmes et Hommes Unis pour la Paix et le Développement (AFHPD)

AFHPD is a grassroots organisation based in the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Established in 2006, AFHPD carries out activities that promote locally-led development initiatives, and supports income generating and socio economic activities.

Give Hope Uganda

Give Hope Uganda is a youth-led organisation in Uganda that seeks to promote the health and well-being of adolescents and young people and provide them with opportunities to realise their full potential. It was created in 2017 and its main areas of work are education, health and livelihood programmes.

God’s Children Blessings Foundation

God’s Children Blessings Foundation is a child-focused organisation based in the Eastern Province of Zambia. Founded in 2007, it promotes child protection services and aims to improve the legal and social status of children in Zambia through income generating activities and access to formal and non-formal education.

Social Empowerment and Legal Aid Foundation (SELAFUG)

SELAFUG is a Ugandan organisation working to provide legal aid services to people in underprivileged situations. Established in 2019, SELAFUG seeks to promote children’s rights and to prevent child sexual abuse and child marriage through sensitisation, awareness raising, and advocacy.

Community Health Education Sport Initiative Zambia (CHESIZ)

CHESIZ is based in the Central Province of Zambia and is focused in the areas of community health, education, sports and good governance. Established in 2009, CHESIZ works with women, girls and young people to create platforms that engage communities in their own development. The organisation also uses sport as a means to build bridges across people of different socio-economic backgrounds.

KARIBS Foundation

KARIBS Foundation is a pan-African research and development institute based in Accra, Ghana. Established in 2017 and operating in six countries across West and East Africa, its thematic areas of work focus on education, livelihood, protection, environment and advocacy.

Rural Elites Mentorship Initiative East Africa (REMI East Africa)

Established in 2017, REMI East Africa is a Ugandan health equity organisation that works to increase access to quality health care in both urban and rural settings. The organisation’s main objectives are to influence health policies, design, implement and support innovative approaches that address the social determinants of health, and strengthen health systems to create long lasting impact among people living in poverty.